Restaurant Closures This Week

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Department of Health inspections from January 6 to January 7 found 7 businesses with critical violations in cleanliness and sanitation. The businesses below were ordered closed, but may reopen once violations have been corrected.

Learn more about the inspection process from nyc.gov and search the Department of Health inspection database for full details on any establishment that serves food.


Stephanie's Mexican Bakery in Queens

3756 108TH ST

Violations

  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


La Esquina Del Sabor Restaurant in Queens

9901 NORTHERN BLVD

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Tobacco use, eating, or drinking from open container in food preparation, food storage or dishwashing area observed.


Icook Buffet in Queens

13324 41ST AVE

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.


Carribean Sun Restaurant & Jerk Center in Brooklyn

218 REMSEN AVE

Violations

  • Sanitized equipment or utensil, including in-use food dispensing utensil, improperly used or stored.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


La Gusto Pizza in Manhattan

382 8TH AVE

Violations

  • Food not cooled by an approved method whereby the internal product temperature is reduced from 140º F to 70º F or less within 2 hours, and from 70º F to 41º F or less within 4 additional hours.
  • Evidence of rats or live rats present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Tyme & Patience Bakery & Grill in Brooklyn

2114 NOSTRAND AVENUE

Violations

  • Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Sewage disposal system improper or unapproved.
  • Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
  • Hand washing facility not provided in or near food preparation area and toilet room. Hot and cold running water at adequate pressure to enable cleanliness of employees not provided at facility. Soap and an acceptable hand-drying device not provided.
  • Harmful, noxious gas or vapor detected. CO ~1 3 ppm.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Better Being in Manhattan

537 9 AVENUE

Violations

  • Food not cooked to required minimum temperature.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
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